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What do we actually know about British readers?

We have a vague idea, and a great deal of received wisdom, but, notoriously, we’ve found it challenging to answer some of the simplest questions.... Read more

The funding question

The funding question

Educational publishers have excelled during the pandemic, ensuring teachers are supported—and it must be allowed to continue. Read more

Remake, not return

Remake, not return

Reading patterns may have shifted during lockdown, but publishers must capitalise on the new opportunities and reappraise booksellers’ role. Read more

Asian Booklist: my response to the exhausting diversity debate

I don’t ever want to be pitted against Lionel Shriver because, frankly, I’m intimidated by her. Shriver is successful, wealthy and powerful and has that... Read more

People power

The legacy of the firm which took books to readers across the country, and was shuttered late last year, is assessed by its co-founder Seni... Read more

A year in review: Brexit, paying interns and respect for YA

Take a look at the 10 most popular opinion pieces on The Bookseller in 2016. Read more

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